Emily Rasmussen explains the rise of DAOs — decentralized autonomous organizations — what they are, and how they are an important and innovative part of the evolution of collective giving.
Category: Community Philanthropy
Muslim and Native American leaders collaborate to remove systemic barriers that have historically prevented organizations in their communities from accessing equitable opportunities and funding.
New research from the Social Justice Giving Circle Project reveals critical opportunities for social justice giving circles and a need for greater accountability to movement leaders.
Philanthropy is globalizing — a dynamic process in which actors exchange ideas and practices and engage in shared learning to find forms of giving that are authentic for different cultural contexts.
Organizations in Cleveland have partnered to forge a new growth paradigm through real estate ownership in predominantly Black and Latinx neighborhoods — those that have been systematically shut out of wealth-generating opportunities.
Michael Layton draws parallels between the Gilded Age and current challenges in philanthropy, and argues that giving circles offer valuable insights about how to democratize philanthropy.
Guest author Isis Krause shares how a 2016 study on giving circles sparked the creation of a new infrastructure organization, Philanthropy Together.
Layton addresses recent allegations made by Mexico’s president about grants from U.S. foundations in opposition of a controversial infrastructure project.
Michael Layton, Ph.D., joined the Johnson Center on September 1, 2020 as the second holder of the W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair.
The Cleveland Foundation’s India Pierce Lee explains the Greater University Circle Initiative, an innovative neighborhood redevelopment effort.